KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 031244 Introduction Date: 11/6/2003
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 11/6/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Honoring Rockhurst High School as it celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding and declaring Saturday, November 8, 2003, to be Rockhurst High School Day in Kansas City.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/6/2003

Prepare to Introduce

11/6/2003

Adopted


View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
No attachment(s) found

Printer Friendly Version

RESOLUTION NO. 031244

 

Honoring Rockhurst High School as it celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding and declaring Saturday, November 8, 2003, to be Rockhurst High School Day in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, Rockhurst High School of Kansas City will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its founding as a Jesuit secondary preparatory school for young men on Saturday, November 8, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, Rockhurst High School, founded by Father Michael Dowling, S.J., has graduated 12,256 young men of whom there are 8,343 living, plus seven Honorary Alumni; and

 

WHEREAS, the celebration of 90 years of excellence on November 8th will be called AVE ATQUE VALE, Hail and Farewell, celebrating the end of the tenure of Father Thomas J. Pesci, S.J., as President during the last extraordinarily successful 10 years, the Defining Moment of a capital campaign and the arrival of its new President, Father Terrence Baum, S.J., NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Rockhurst High School as it celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding and declares Saturday, November 8, 2003, to be Rockhurst High School Day in Kansas City; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Father Thomas J. Pesci, S.J., in recognition of the thousands of successful graduates Rockhurst has produced for Kansas City and the world over the last 90 years and of the Society of Jesus and also congratulate and salute Rockhurst High School and all its current students and alumni on this significant occasion.

 

_______________________________________________________